Quality standard

Quality statements

Quality statements

Statement 1 Local authorities identify in the Local Plan, local transport plan and other key strategies how they will address air pollution, including enabling zero- and low-emission travel and developing buildings and spaces to reduce exposure to air pollution.

Statement 2 Local planning authorities assess proposals to minimise and mitigate road-traffic-related air pollution in planning applications for major developments.

Statement 3 Public sector organisations reduce emissions from their vehicle fleets to address air pollution.

Statement 4 Children, young people and adults with chronic respiratory or cardiovascular conditions are given advice at routine health appointments on what to do when outdoor air quality is poor.